Posts Tagged ‘goodness’

27 – Voice of Job 3

If Job was righteous, as the prologue states, what was his shortcoming? When God speaks to him out of the whirlwind, what is the meaning. Is it a rebuke or a reminder?

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36 – The Mark

John the Baptist is more than just a character in a story. His meaning, esoterically, is vital to our understanding of the Truth. He represents a side of truth that can be violent and must be replaced by another.

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07 – The Mark

The idea of doing good with no idea of reward for ourselves is an interesting concept. One we may imagine we live daily. Stripping away Imaginary I is a huge task if we can see through our pictures to Imaginary I.

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29 – The New Man

We discuss the strange and dangerous contradiction between truth and good. The logic of the intellect clings to truth and murders goodness because of its lack of understanding.

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22 – The New Man

This section of the book discusses the idea that truth must be supplanted. After serving its purpose truth must take second place to the Good that it has produced, if it has been properly applied.

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20 – The New Man

The words Christ and Jesus have different meanings in the Gospels. The purpose of truth is to lead us to act from Goodness for the sake of Goodness. The healing of the man at the Pool of Bethesda illustrates the path from truth to goodness.

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"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting, that probably means you are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.